Alex Ooi FCPA has been involved with the Lions Club for 15 years, and is helping to develop its next generation of community leaders.
Former accountant and now change-maker Elliot Costello has a passion for alleviating poverty, as well as tackling inefficiencies in the not-for-profit sector. Here he shares leadership lessons with INTHEBLACK.
Dennis Bothma CPA is keen for CPAs to share their knowledge and make not-for-profits as effective as they can be.
Alan Studley FCPA may not be actually training doctors, but his skills have been a real benefit for the Australian & New Zealand Gastroenterology International Training Association.
Volunteering can enrich your life with new purpose and put your hard-earned accounting skills to work at the same time.
After 25 years as a senior finance professional, William Duperouzel BEM FCPA relished the chance to join a charity that turns old tools into new skills for communities in need.
Wylie Collins CPA wanted to donate money to support the Women and Infants Research Foundation’s work with premature babies, but they asked for something even more valuable – his business skills.
Daleen Noor CPA has helped a life-saving infant and maternal health service in Tanzania set its strategic goals for the next five years.
Accountants are steering Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector through tighter reporting requirements and looming changes in reporting standards.
A regional assessment has ranked not-for-profits as the second-highest risk for raising terrorist funds. How can accountants guard charities against both terrorism and embezzlement?
John Reynen CPA has put his financial skills to good use helping two very different projects in South-East Asia.
The charity sector is a crowded market. As the pool of donations and grants shrinks, calls for mergers are growing, particularly for charities serving a similar cause.
Overhauling the accounting and management at a school for street children in Guatemala has been a real education for Miguel Del Rio FCPA.
Melvin Lim has a deep commitment to helping the disadvantaged, whichever country he is working in.
His grandfather’s desire to give back to the community inspired Elic Lam FCPA to set up a scholarship that gives disadvantaged students their own career break.
Admitting to feelings of stress is still difficult for men, but Cade Brown is doing what he can to make those conversations easier.
At the age of 80, Ken Clarke FCPA has plunged in to be Wangaratta’s mayor for a second time.
Bringing joy to others – whether through music, helping with chores or just listening – has brought greater meaning to Henry Wong’s life.
Helping the disadvantaged is Nam Nguyen’s way of acknowledging the support he received as a refugee 30 years ago.
Homeless and troubled youth in Canberra are benefiting from a fruitful partnership between a local accountancy firm and a hands-on charity.